Robert Hamilton Morris Jr. was born September 5, 1948 in Poteau Oklahoma to Anna Louise Morris and Robert Hamilton Morris. They lived in Monroe, Oklahoma until Robert Jr. was age 4 when they moved to Muskogee Oklahoma in 1952. He graduated from Muskogee High school in 1966, where he was one of the school’s photographers. Robert went to NSU for two years, then into a job with a mattress company. After the mattress company he got a job in 1970 in the tower industry where he worked in differing capacities for multiple companies throughout the rest of his life. When he finally left the tower industry he held various odd jobs working in Mississippi, where he stayed until he came to live with his mother in Poteau. He spent his last years there in the house with her until she passed away. Robert fought against COPD for many years until he finally succumbed on March 5th 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents. He leaves behind one son, Jade Morris, one grandson, Jade Morris Jr. one great granddaughter Rebecca Rose Morris and a host of aunts uncles and cousins.
Services will be 11 am, Monday, March 14, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Mark Morris officiating. Interment will follow in Monroe Cemetery, Monroe, OK.